Some youths from Southern Kaduna, have on Saturday morning, protested against the worsening insecurity in the State, under Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s watch.
According to the youths who gathered at the Unity Fountain, in Abuja, under the aegis of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, the insecurity in the State is becoming alarming.
The youths therefore, demanded that the Security Forces, as well as government at all levels, must rise up quickly from their deep slumber, stressing that, Kaduna has become unbearable.
The protesting youths carried placards with different inscriptions emblazoned on them.
Speaking, one of the youths, Jane Thomas-Rogers, stated that Governor El-Rufai must rise up to his responsibility and secure the people.
A very emotional Thomas-Rogers in tears, said: “Children are being raped, women are being raped, people are being killed. Governor Nasir El-Rufai, you need to stand up to your responsibilities, and protect lives and properties. For how long is this going to continue? We are tired of these; the killings must end.
“Kidnapping here and there. Before now, kidnapping was an occurrence on Abuja road, but right now, it has moved to Southern Kaduna.
“People cannot sleep with their eyes closed, we are scared of going to Kaduna. Just recently, my cousin was kidnapped, we had to pay ransom before he was released; we could not sleep.
“What is happening? And our Governor does not even have sympathy for our plight as a people. This carnage must stop, enough is this.
“We are calling the attention of the International Community to this. Our government is sleeping, something must be done.
“We call on all Nigerians to speak up against this. It started in Southern Kaduna, it can reach your doorstep tomorrow.
“Right now, there is a protest going on, and you can see Security men all over, but when there is killing, kidnapping, you will not see any of them. What is happening? We the youths are tired, enough of this.”
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